The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports
$ABT, $ALDX, $AAPL, $AINC, $LGN, $HIG
Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid.
Below is a list of The Street’s Key analysts outlook for Key issues for Thursday as follows:
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) was reiterated as Overweight and the target price was raised to 82 from 80 at Morgan Stanley. Shares have a consensus target price of $79.44.
Aldeyra Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ALDX) analysts started ALDX with a Buy rating and assigned it a 23 price target at Citigroup. The stock has a 52-wk trading range of 6.20 – 16.70.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was downgraded to Hold from Buy and the price target was lowered to 200 from 205 at HSBC. Apple’s consensus target price is at 229.82, but many analysts had lowered their targets and expectations on weaker iPhone sales.
Ashford Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:AINC) was started with a Buy rating and assigned an 87 price target at Janney. The firm cited an attractive valuation and multiple opportunities for it find growth.
Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) was started as Buy and assigned an 85 price target at Guggenheim. The 52-wk trading range is 46.00 – 71.03, and the consensus target price is at 79.41.
Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ:FAST) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Longbow. The 52-wk trading range is 47.37 – 61.14, and the consensus target price is at 56.92.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) analysts raised FSLR to Buy from Hold with a 60 price target at Argus. Shares have a 52-wk trading range of 36.51 – 81.72.
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:HIG) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Janney. The firm noted that Hartford has under-performed peers in Y 2018, -22% YTD, but it sees it now having one of the lowest P/E ratios in the P&C space, and it is now positioned in businesses that have historically generated attractive returns and excess capital.